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23 East 22nd Street, Flatiron district
23 East 22nd Street
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23 East 22nd Street

56 Leonard Street
Herzog & de Meuron
56 Leonard Street
image © Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, 2008
56 Leonard Street

99 Church Street Tower, World Trade Centre Tower Site, Lower Manahttan
Robert A. M. Stern Architects
99 Church Street Tower
image : dbox Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties

400 Park Avenue South
Christian de Portzamparc
400 Park Avenue South
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Manhattan tower

500 Fifth Avenue Building, 500 Fifth Avenue

1001 Fifth Avenue Façade, 1001 Fifth Avenue
Philip Johnson, Architect with John Burgee
Postmodern New York architecture

AT&T Building, Madison Avenue
Philip Johnson, Architect with John Burgee
AT&T Building New York
image : isabelle lomholt
AT&T Building : famous Postmodern building with so-called ‘Chippendale Chair’ top

Brooklyn Arts Tower
Behnisch Architekten with StudioMDA
Brooklyn Arts Tower
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Brooklyn Tower

BLUE Residential Tower
Bernard Tschumi
BLUE Residential Tower
photo : Peter Mauss/ESTO
New York Tower

Carnegie Hall Tower
Cesar Pelli, Architect

Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue
William Van Alen Architect
Chrysler Building
318m high, Art Deco skyscraper : world-famous symbol for New York. Tallest building globally on completion, taking over from the Eiffel Tower. Tallest building in New York until the Empire State Building was completed in 1931.

City Spire Center,West 55th Street, Midtown, Manhattan

Murphy/Jahn Architects
248m high skyscraper
Other buildings by Murphy/Jahn Architects include MesseTurm, 1990 – tallest building Europe at 257m high until 1997 – and the Trump Tower, completed 2005, 180m high in Stuttgart.

Corning Glass Works Building – Corning Glass Center, 717 Fifth Avenue, Midtown
Wallace K. Harrison, Architect of Harrison, Abramovitz & Abbe Architects
This building is 109m high; the lobby contains a mural by Josef Albers.
Renovated by Gwathmey Siegel, Architect

Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Architects
Empire State Building
381m high skyscraper, Art Deco architecture : famous New York landmark.

Flatiron Building, 23rd Street, Broadway; 5th Avenue
Daniel Burnham Architect
Famous piece of New York architecture : the original New York skyscraper

Freedom Tower – Site of World Trade Center, Ground Zero, Lower Manhattan
David Childs of SOM Architects ; Daniel Libeskind Architects
Controversial towers to replace the New York World Trade Centre skyscrapers lost in 2001. The main Freedom Tower skyscraper’s angular design was typical for Daniel Libeskind

Hudson Yards : Masterplan for Eastern Rail Yards & Western Rail Yards
Steven Holl
Hudson Yards
image courtesy of Steven Holl Architects
Hudson Yards New York

Hearst Building, Eighth Avenue; 56th – 57th Street
Foster + Partners
Hearst Building
photo : Andrew McRae
Hearst TowerNew York skyscraper award : RIBA International Award 2007

JP Morgan Chase New York, 270 Park Avenue
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Architects
This Manhattan skyscraper by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is 215m high
JP Morgan Chase buildings in Edinburgh and Glasgow: JP Morgan Chase building

Lefcourt National Building, Fifth Avenue, Midtown
Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates
153m high, rather plain rectilinear stepped Manhattan tower built for Samuel
Lefcourt. Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates of course were the designers of
probably the most famous New York skyscraper, the Empire State building.

One Chase Manhattan Plaza (Chase Manhattan Bank)
Gordon Bunschaft / Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)

Lever Building (Lever House), 390 Park Avenue
Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) Architects
A beautiful piece of New York architecture : Lever House

Lexington Avenue Building
Foster & Partners to design 62 storey New York skyscraper beside Mies Van der Rohe‘s classic Seagram Building on Lexington Avenue

LVMH Building, East 57th Street ; Fifth & Madison Avenue
Christian de Portzamparc Architect
LVMH Building
photo : Wade Zimmerman
LVMH Tower

One Madison Park, Madison Square Park
Manhattan skyscraper

MoMA Extension + Hotel + Apartments
Jean Nouvel
MoMA Extension
image © Ateliers Jean Nouvel
MoMA Tower New York

One Bryant Park – Bank of America Tower
Cook + Fox Architects
One Bryant Park
image © Jock Pottle, Esto for Cook+Fox Architects
One Bryant Park

Rockefeller Center, 5th – 7th Avenue; 47th – 51st Street, Midtown
Raymond Hood, Architect
Rockefeller Center
photo © Tim Collins
Rockefeller Center

Seagram Building, 375 Park Avenue, New York
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect; Philip Johnson
Seagram Building
Another building by Mies van der Rohe is the Barcelona Pavilion

UN Plaza, East 44th St / 1st Avenue
Roche-Dinkeloo Architects
Renamed in 1999 Millennium Hotel New York, UN Plaza

United Nations Headquarters (UNO Buildings), 1st Avenue
Le Corbusier, Oscar Niemeyer, Sir Howard Robertson
with Harrison & Abramovitz Architects
The only Le Corbusier building in New York : UN Building New York

Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway
Cass Gilbert, Architect
241m high, one of the first New York skyscrapers. The Woolworth building was the tallest in the world from 1913-30.

World Financial Center
Cesar Pelli Architect
Including the Winter Garden
Winter Garden
Battery Park, Manhattan – photo © Tim Collins

World Trade Center New York Towers

World Trade Centre Tower Two
Foster and Partners
World Trade Centre Tower Two
image : Foster + Partners I Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties
200 Greenwich Street Tower

World Trade Centre Tower Three
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
World Trade Centre Tower Three
image : RSHP, Team Macarie I Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties

World Trade Centre Tower Four
Maki and Associates
World Trade Centre Tower Four
image : Maki and Associates I Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties

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Harlem Tower
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects
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